Outline of the state of Georgia
State
Georgia
Addressed, but no formal program

Category
School-based Health Services

Category
School-based Health Services

State law addresses aspects of traditional school-based health services but does not formalize a program to aid in the establishment of clinics or health centers on campus for students.

Georgia Compiled Rules & Regulations 160-4-8-.01. Student Support Services

(f) School Health Services -- a process to address medically related health and safety issues and address requests byparents and physicians that the school provide appropriate health procedures to allow students to remain in schooland increase opportunities for academic success.

Policy Type
Regulation

Georgia Compiled Rules & Regulations 160-4-8-.01. Student Support Services

(2) Requirements (b) Each Student Services Plan must minimally include guidelines for the systematic provision of the following components:

    1. Alternative education programs;
    1. School psychological services;
    1. School climate management;
    1. School counseling and guidance services;
    1. School health services;
    1. School social work/visiting teacher services
Policy Type
Regulation

Georgia Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resilience in Education)

Site provides information on Georgia Project AWARE, a 5-year Federal grant to increase awareness of mental health issues among school-aged youth; provide training in Youth Mental Health First Aid; and connect children, youth, and families who may have behavioral health issues with appropriate services.

Policy Type
Non-codified

Oral Health Programs and Services

Site provides information on oral health services provided by the Georgia Department of Public Health, including the School Fluoride Program and the School-Based Dental Sealant Program.

Policy Type
Non-codified

School Nurse Resources

Site provides a collection of resources for school nurses to keep abreast of current trends and best practices in the leadership and delivery of school based health services.

Policy Type
Non-codified

The School Nurse Exchange

The School Nurse Exchange provides a collection of resources for school nurses to keep abreast of current trends and best practices in the leadership and delivery of school based health services.

Policy Type
Non-codified